Yale New Haven Health System

CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
63308
Department
ECHO
Category
TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
Position Type
Part Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
24
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Work Hours
7:30 AM THROUGH 5 PM
Work Shift
DAYS AND WEEKENDS MUST BE FLEXIBLE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SCHEDULE
Requisition ID
2017-16548

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs cardiac ultrasound and interprets study results, coordinates daily schedule and provides prompt feedback to cardiologist. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Performs cardiac ultrasound.
    • 1.1 Explains the procedure and prepares the patient according to established protocol as observed by supervisor.
  • 2. Coordinates daily schedule.
    • 2.1 Schedules in-house requests according to established protocol by 8:00 AM as observed by supervisor.
  • 3. Plans and/or implements care for assigned patients.
    • 3.1 Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages from adolescence to old age and applies development theories/concepts when planning and implementing care for the adult patient as observed by supervisor and as indicated by feedback from staff.
  • 4. Performs a variety of clerical duties.
    • 4.1 Correlates and identifies completed studies and files them according to protocol as observed by supervisor.
  • 5. Demonstrates appropriate communications skills.
    • 5.1 Strives to continually improve upon the quality of patient care by promoting effective communication as indicated by patient feedback and supervisory observation.
  • 6. Completes non-therapeutic functions under the direction of MD, PA, APRN or RN.
    • 6.1 Remove medication(s) from the pneumatic tube system sent from the Pharmacy or Hospital Supply to the unit/patient care area.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

High school diploma or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

2 years experience preferably in cardiac specific environment.

 

LICENSURE

 

BLS Certified.  MUST BE RDCS (REGISTERED DIAGNOSTIC CARDIAC SONOGRAPHER)

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk.The employee must frequently stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and the risk of electrical shock.

 

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